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All Flights Between Sofia, Frankfurt Cancelled as Lufthansa Strike Continues

All flights between the Bulgarian capital and Frankfurt operated by Lufthansa are cancelled on Saturday as the strike of the flights attendants of the German airline continues.

The latest strike, which began on Friday, cancelled 290 flights and affected 37 000 passengers, including people travelling between Sofia and Frankfurt.

Strike of Lufthansa Pilots Cancels All 37 Flights Between Sofia, Germany

All 37 Lufthansa-operated flights between Sofia and Frankfurt, Munich and Dusseldorf are cancelled on Wednesday due to a strike of the pilots of the German airline.

After a strike on long-haul flights on Tuesday, the pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) announced a strike on its short- and medium-haul flights from and to Germany on Wednesday.

Bulgaria Air Releases Cheaper Tickets to Dusseldorf, Moscow

Bulgaria Air has released cheaper plane tickets to Germany's Dusseldorf and Russia's Moscow.

Starting June 1, the aircrafts headed from Sofia to Dusseldorf will have a limited number of seats available at a price of EUR 65 for a one way and EUR 130 for a roundtrip.

Direct flights to the German destination will be operated every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

Turkish Airlines adds 7 new destinations from Ankara

Turkish Airlines will add seven new direct foreign flight destinations from Turkey's capital Ankara beginning from Oct. 1, 2015, officials said on May 14.

Ankara Chamber of Industry head Nurettin Özdebir told Anadolu Agency that Turkish Airlines had promised to add 27 flights per week from Ankara to seven new foreign destinations.